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The Evolution in Digital Payments to CDBCs

The Evolution in Digital Payments to CDBCs

Sabrina Rochemont

25 years: Digital payments specialist

In this video, Sabrina introduces and explores the concept of CBDCs. She highlights why it is important that all financial professionals understand the direct impact that CBDCs will have on the payments landscape. This video explores what the payments landscape has traditionally looked like and how it is rapidly changing due to cryptoassets. She also defines the role of cash in society and how it’s placement in the economy is rapidly changing due to cashless alternatives.

In this video, Sabrina introduces and explores the concept of CBDCs. She highlights why it is important that all financial professionals understand the direct impact that CBDCs will have on the payments landscape. This video explores what the payments landscape has traditionally looked like and how it is rapidly changing due to cryptoassets. She also defines the role of cash in society and how it’s placement in the economy is rapidly changing due to cashless alternatives.

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The Evolution in Digital Payments to CDBCs

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Overview

The advent of central bank digital currencies or CBDCs has been heralded as the most significant money innovation in 200 years. Financial professionals must grasp the concept of CBDCs and be able to understand why they could have a dramatic impact on the financial landscape. This video will provide context on the existing payments landscape and explain why cryptocurrencies and their underpinning technology, blockchain are set to disrupt the landscape. Blockchain is a key technology that will have an effect on the definition and functions of money and what CBDCs look like.

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand what the global shift in payments means for cash

  • Assess the pros and cons of cash as a means of transaction

  • Explore the impact of shifts in the payments ecosystem

  • Assess what changes in payments mean in the context of financial inclusion

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Sabrina Rochemont

Sabrina Rochemont

Sabrina Rochemont is an experienced IT Service Management Professional. She has been researching the digitisation of payments and the possible evolution toward a cashless society for a working party. She is co-author of several papers on the topic of cashless societies including "A cashless Society - Benefits, risks and issues”, published in 2018 and “Understanding Central Bank Digital Currencies”, published in 2019. She’s also co-authored several other papers covering many aspects of the topic such as the environmental impact of payments.

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